Seen on this Episode...
|Sam's LA Paintings: Marilyn Monroe's House
Acrylic on canvas
36 X 24 in. (framed)
With Auction Paddles
Sam's art looks distinctly (and deliberately) like David Hockney's paintings
with their bright pastels and flat, sun-drenched LA facades. But Sam's
paintings depict the less sunny parts of Southern California life: they
are all scenes of infamous LA locations where horrible violence or death
The first in the series is based on a police photograph
of Marilyn Monroe's bungalow taken on the day she died. The auction paddles,
made for a scene where Sam's paintings are being sold at a charity auction,
mimic Marilyn's curves and spell out her measurements (35-22-35).